If you have anxiety or a fear of the dentist, you’re not alone. Whether your anxiety stems from childhood experiences at the dentist, the sound of the drill or even embarrassment— sedation dentistry at Bash Dental may be right for you.
Oral sedatives can transform the way you experience dentistry, enabling you to have dental work completed when you otherwise wouldn’t. Prior to your procedure, typically during your initial consultation, one of our dentists will be happy to address your anxiety concerns.
Patients find that oral sedatives induce a calm and relaxed state. They can be used alone or in conjunction with an inhalation anesthetic to achieve a level of comfort that’s tailored to your needs.
Once it’s determined that oral sedatives are right for you, the dentist will provide you with a prescription to fill at your pharmacy. When oral sedatives are prescribed, make sure to:
If your smile is suffering because of dental anxiety— we can help. Call our Doylestown, PA practice today to see how you could benefit from sedation dentistry.
Richard N. Bash, DDS has been practicing dentistry for well over 30 years with one notion that will never change; our patients come first — it’s that simple. Dr. Bash also knows that dental emergencies don’t always happen between the hours of 9 am and 5 pm.
When it comes to maintaining great oral hygiene, are your seemingly “healthy” habits actually causing more harm than good? As one of residents’ favorite cosmetic dentists in Bucks County, PA, Dr. Richard Bash knows firsthand that some oral health practices that seem like a good idea can actually harm teeth more.
For many older Americans, dentures provide a simple and convenient way to regain control of an aging smile or restore confidence following an accident. However, like many medical procedures, there are a number of myths that swirl around the idea of wearing dentures.